The ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 tournament has been one heck of a roller coaster ride, that has witnessed some top-notch encounters and low-scoring thrillers followed by amazing run-chases. After the teams went through intense battles right from the word go, the two best teams made it to the finals eventually. The Men in Blue led by Rohit Sharma ticked the boxes in all aspects and deservedly booked their berth in the final.
On the contrary, the Australian cricket team led by Pat Cummins was the other team that made it to the final. Rohit Sharma and Co who were unbeaten throughout the competition felt unreal pressure in the final battle, before surrendering at the hands of the Aussies. The Men in Yellow won the game by six wickets to lift the World Cup, which was also their sixth title, a record that will remain intact for decades to come.
Virat Kohli’s gut-wrenching reaction after World Cup final defeat goes viral
While there were raw emotions from Australia’s end, it was quite the opposite from the Indians’ perspective. The Indian cricketers and the fans were heartbroken by the defeat, a scar that will remain forever in everyone’s hearts. The cricket fraternity expected India to avenge the 2003 World Cup final defeat to the Aussies. However, that wasn’t meant to be as Australia decimated India’s hopes with their collective team effort in the final.
Meanwhile, an unseen video clip of Virat Kohli unleashing his emotions started to surface online. The video clip shows Australians celebrating the World Cup glory and just seconds later, the camera pans towards the former Indian captain Virat Kohli who dislodged one of the bails with his cap. The heartbreaking reaction of Virat Kohli was caught on camera and the video clip has gone viral on the internet.
UNSEEN VIDEO OF KOHLI 💔 pic.twitter.com/o4ZkZhf3zh
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Virat Kohli performed exceptionally well throughout the tournament and it was disappointing to see him on the losing side in the crucial encounter. He was adjudged the Player of the Tournament for scoring the most runs in the competition. India’s run machine piled up 765 runs in 11 games at a tremendous batting average of 95.62. He smacked three centuries and six half-centuries in the competition.